Echeneis


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Noun1.Echeneis - type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remorasEcheneis - type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Echeneididae, family Echeneidae, family Echeneididae - fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships
Echeneis naucrates, sharksucker - remoras found attached to sharks
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[41.] Antonelli L, Quilichini Y, Marchand B (2010) Biological study of Furnestinia echeneis Euzet and Audouin 1959 (Monogenea: Monopisthocotylea: Diplectanidae), parasite of cultured Gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata (Linnaeus 1758) (Pisces: Teleostei) from Corsica.
Echeneis lineata = Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus: Sharksucker; p.
This dolphin is commonly found to be associated with the humpback whale in the Abrolhos Bank, where it captures fish associated with the whales, such as the sharksucker (Echeneis naucrates, Wedekin et al., 2004).